Drunken driver takes out signs: On the record for Aug. 11, 12 | CraigDailyPress.com

Drunken driver takes out signs: On the record for Aug. 11, 12

Staff Report

Craig Police Department

Friday, Aug. 11

10:03 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a non-injury, minor car crash. The parties exchanged information and went on their way.

10:38 a.m. At the McDonald's parking lot, officers responded to non-injury car crash involving a truck that backed into a tan van. One party was issued a summons for improper backing.

4:13 p.m. At Walmart, a caller reported that two men got out of a camper in the parking lot and started fighting. Officers contacted them and they denied having any type of issue.

6:16 p.m. At City Market, officers responded to a report of a homeless-looking white male with brown hair, a black backpack and blue jeans who appeared high. He was hanging out at the picnic bench on the east side of the store, acting weird and at one point, took a shopping cart from an employee. Officers were unable to locate him.

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6:47 p.m. At the north Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash in which a black Dodge dually pickup truck ran over street signs near the store and proceeded north on Yampa Avenue. Officers used witness accounts to track the vehicle to the area of Ninth and Rose streets, where they found the vehicle parked. They contacted a male and female who had been arguing and the female admitted to driving the vehicle. She was arrested for driving under the influence, driving with excessive blood alcohol content (above 0.1), careless driving, leaving the scene without notification, duty to report accident and no insurance.

6:59 p.m. On the 500 block of Taylor Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance in which a female refusing to leave property. Officers found it was just verbal argument between a husband and wife and the husband left.

Saturday, Aug. 12

1:48 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of theft by two high school-age kids, a boy and a girl, who walked out with ice cream treats, drinks and other merchandise from the drink area. Officers have not yet located the suspects.

4:17 a.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, a caller reported that they had heard a loud pop from their projector and they were concerned a burst bulb may have leaked or released mercury. They said they would put it outside for the night and officers determined the fire department did not need to be called.

8:49 a.m. At the north Kum & Go, officers took a report of a downed bus stop sign due to the hit-and-run crash from the previous evening.

11:18 a.m. At MJK Sales and Feed Ace Hardware, officers responded to a report of theft. The caller saw a customer leave with a book and drive off in a white Subaru wagon. Officers did not locate the suspect.

12:12 p.m. At MJK, officers responded to a report of a pit bull running around and knocking things over. It wore a collar with no tags. Animal control picked up the dog and was able to return it to its owner.

2:25 p.m. At City Market, officers responded to a report of a theft. A female party wearing a green shirt may have taken a whole backpack full of items, including possibly baby items and makeup. She had two approximately 5-year-old and 13-year-old children with her. The incident is under investigation.

2:45 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of fraud. A woman showed officers a check she thought was a scam, and she was advised not to cash it.

3:36 p.m. On the 800 block of Colorado Street, a caller reported that a short, heavy set man with some type of badge went to his father's residence looking for him. He was in a white SUV. Officers determined it was likely a civil processor serving papers.

7:17 p.m. At Ridgeview Park, officers responded to a report of harassment. The caller said their son had five people follow him through Craig threatening to beat him up. Officers were unable to locate the parties.

8:23 p.m. On the 400 block of East Fourth Street, officers arrested a 22-year-old male on a warrant for another agency for violation of restraining order.

9:31 p.m. On the 300 block of Woodbury Drive, a male party reported his ex-girlfriend was harassing him by texting and calling nonstop. Officers determined the harassment was mutual and both parties were advised to leave each other alone.